Questions about the "Dark Arts" branch of magic in Rowling's "Harry Potter" universe

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Were there (or are there) any Dark Wizards who were Sorted into the Hufflepuff House?

I just finished watching Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's (Philosopher's) Stone on DVD. Not my first time seeing in the movie by a long shot, but Quirrell captured my attention during the film. He was ...
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Besides the Basilisk, What Kind of Magic Can Cause Someone to Be Petrified?

Besides the Basilisk, what kind of Dark Magic can cause someone to be Petrified? ‘She has been Petrified,’ said Dumbledore (‘Ah! I thought so!’ said Lockhart). ‘But how, I cannot say ...’ ‘Ask ...
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Where Did Dolores Umbridge Get Her Evil Quill?

Where did Dolores Umbridge get her evil quill? I would doubt she bought her evil quill at Scrivenshaft's Quill Shop in Hogsmeade (If Scrivenshaft's were in Knockturn Alley I'd have a different ...